Accreditation needs Sustainable Suppliers, Not Just Sustainable Products 

With event organisers on a mission to become more sustainable. We asked ID&C and Identilam about the moves they are making to help them reduce their environmental impact while reducing waste going to landfill.   Elle...

Woo Yeah! The Award-winning Small Festival Making a Big Contribution.

When Worcester local, John Simons, received a grave cancer diagnosis, his family’s worlds were rocked. In the short time they had with him the local hospice, St Richards, provided an oasis where they could...


James Dean Events – Cider, Sausages and the Road to Success

The world is full of rags to riches stories, but in the world of festivals, there are perhaps more stories of fortunes heading the other direction. As the classic gag goes, if...

Victorious – A Value Festival With Values

After growing out of its original site at Portsmouth’s naval dockyard, Victorious Festival is firmly anchored on Southsea’s seafront. We caught up with founder, James Ralls to chart the journey through growth, acquisition and...

NTIA Launch Campaign to Reduce Hearing Loss

To mark Tinnitus Awareness Week, the NTIA are pleased to announce the partnership with the “Make Listening Safe” Campaign in the UK, an initiative of the World Health Organisation to increase the awareness of...

AGF Sustainability and Waste Reduction Tips for Your Audiences.

A Greener Festival's (AGF) CEO Claire O'Neill has put together some useful tips on how festival fans can all do their bit for the environment and do festivals more sustainably. It's a great set...

EXIT Partners with NFT-TiX for Multi-Year Collaboration After UK Festival Awards Innovation Win

After receiving an award for Best Innovation at the U.K  Festival Awards, EXIT has entered into a multi-year collaboration with ticketing platform NFT-TiX for its upcoming festivals and events. Last July, EXIT, a multiple...

We Invented the Weekend – Bold Claim and New Festival for Salford.

We Invented the Weekend, a brand new festival, based in Salford, with a bold claim within its name and, as co-founder Wayne Hemingway MBE points out “If you're going to claim that a place...

DHP Family and Beat the Streets, Fighting Homelessness.

On Thursday, March 30 a legend in the Nottingham live music scene, George Akins Snr, passed away, aged 94. A prominent businessman and property developer, his many achievements included founding Rock City in 1980,...

Towards Zero Waste Report Launched by Vision 2025

Responding to common challenges identified by outdoor event organisers around waste management and reduction, Resource Futures, a national waste and resources consultancy, was commissioned in 2022 by Vision: 2025 and Julie’s Bicycle to produce...